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LINKTV
May 10, 2012 11:00am PDT
moveme, or migration both within mexico and north tohe u.s. we explore a major and unexpected source of migrants caedolw re weskf e usion can change the rate of flow, or if a new u.s. border policy is having an untended consequence. ( helicopter whirring ) narrator: every day, thousands of mexicans cross the border illegally into the united states. ofte those hopes are arreste manyre at the border.o. man: ahora lista pont la mano en frente... narrator the u.s. i.n.s., or immigration and naturalization service, records each apprehension on standard forms, including one entrywith hid: it was the migrants' home towns inexico. that's whabringseographe richard jones tohe i.n it was the migrants' home towns with a novel reseaplan. jones knows that economic conditions vary greatly om region to region in mexico. he suspects that some places drive out-- or "push"-- many more migrants to the u.s. than others. his investigation begins inly90s aris hom inanoniotes. his ijos lieveson begins many secrets are stored in i.n.s. files like tse. can they reveal where most migrants come om? can the answ
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May 8, 2012 6:30pm EDT
potential. in a sense, the u.s. faces swlar problems, kbu on a much, much lower scale. >> our next call comes from michelle in woodbury, new jersey, on our line for independents. go ahead. >> caller: i have two comments and i would like to ask a question. our regional banks are owned by some european banks. and they're not accountable to the united states. also there is a move to make america, canada and mexico one region. my question is this. can you tell us what the central bank system is in europe and whether they are accountable? and is the idea of waging our lives in europe rather than having nations affect the people of europe? thank you. >> mr. lombardi? >> yeah, this is really about financial globalization. right now, you know, the caller was reminding us these financial flows do provide opportunities, but clearly sometimes also pose issues. european banks, you know, may well have stakes in u.s. banks, but it is also true the contrary that the u.s. banks clearly are very -- have a very international reach and therefore also, you know, u.s. banks do have stakes in a european and
WHUT
May 4, 2012 7:30am EDT
activist chen quangcheng, who was transferred to a beijing hospital from the u.s. embassy there wednesday. the u.s. government announced chen would be moved to a safe location within the country reflecting his choice. the move was based on an agreement with china. on thursday, chen revealed his concerns to nhk in a telephone interview. >> he also said chinese authoritiy ies have set up seve new surveillance cameras at his home where his mother still lives. chen says the reassurances he got before leaving the embassy have not been kept and his rights are being violated. u.s. state department spokesperson victoria nuland said chen had a change of mind after half a day in the hospital. she added the u.s. government is rethinking its agreement with china and negotiating the possibility of chen and his family abroad. chinese government is trying to avoid a lengthy dispute that could accelerate demands for democracy. >>> the united states and china ended their first day of strategic and economic dialogue in beijing. there were clear differences of opinion on their trade imbalance. the two day t
PBS
May 14, 2012 7:00pm PDT
and u.s. and european shares no exception. share prices went tumbling overnight on u.s. and europe markets due to worsening concerns over europe's credit problems. [ bell ringing ] in new york, the dow jones industrial average dipped nearly 160 points at one stage. the key index finished the day at 12,695, down 125 points, or just below 1% from last week's close. over in europe, stock prices dropped even more sharply. frankfurt was down nearly 2%, italy and spain, 2.7% each, greece saw a fall of 4.6%. meanwhile, over in the bond market, investors unloaded the sovereign debts of fiscally strained countries, yields for ten-year government bonds briefly rose to the 6.3% level in spain and to 5.7% in italy. so how are overnight moves affecting japanese shares this morning? we go to ramin mellegard who is at the tokyo stock exchange for more. ramin, markets remain super jittery. what should investors here be focusing on? >> good morning to you, ai. you mentioned some key factors there, of course, markets really weighed down by events in europe, as well as continuing concerns about the h
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May 8, 2012 7:30am EDT
i'm yuko aotani in tokyo. >>> u.s. officials say they foiled a plot to bomb a civilian airliner bound for the u.s. >> what this incident makes clear is that this country has to continue to remain vigilant against those that would seek to attack this country. >> fbi officials say agents tracked an improvised explosive device over seas and seized it in recent days. fbi experts are now examining the bomb. it was similar to the one known as the underwear bomb used in a failed attempt to attack a u.s. bound flight in 2009. u.s. officials have not released any other details of the plot. u.s. media are reporting al qaeda's affiliate in yemen was targeting a flight heading to the u.s. they say the group had not decided on a specific flight. the reports say the timing was aimed around the first anniversary of the death of al qaeda leader, osama bin laden. u.s. forces killed him a year ago last week. >>> german chancellor angela merkel enjoyed a strong partnership with sarkozy. and she might take some time to get used to his successor and they have a showdown scheduled for how to manage e
KCSMMHZ
May 15, 2012 6:00am PDT
u.s. control and to talk about plans to reduce the american military's burden on local communities. welcome to nhk world "newsline." the southern okinawa islands have been at the heart of japan/u.s. relations for decades from world war ii to the u.s. handover on may 15th, 1972, to now 40 years after the transition. a time when american military bases still take up large parts of the main island. residents and leaders came together against that backdrop to commemorate the anniversary and look ahead. about 1,200 people attended a ceremony at the okinawa convention center. among them japanese prime minister yoshihiko noda, okinawan governor hirokazu nakaima, u.s. ambassador to japan, john roos, and local representatives. noda used his speech to stress his government's efforts to strengthen okinawa's economy and said he's committed to change. >> translator: i'm fully aware of the heavy burden u.s. military facilities are imposing on people in okinawa. i reiterate my determination to reduce the burden on the prefecture quickly, visibly, and specifically while maintaining the deterrents.
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May 15, 2012 1:30pm EDT
enter the u.s. embassy and a member of the obama administration including the assistant secretary and the state department legal advisor and ambassador all made a great active effort and of course sacrificed lots of sleep, sleepness and during the negotiation time. and although some aspects of the events that followed certainly were not handled appropriately by the administration. we are nonetheless pleased to see that high level american and chinese officials have promised to help guangcheng and his family come to the united states so they can arrest and have further studies in the u.s. institution. and this shows that our country recognize that it is responsible for the outcome of the fate of guangcheng. we hope that a member of congress can provide all the tools and that the administration need to back their commitment and to follow through and it will certainly looking forward that day when chen and his wife and two children to touch the soil in the united states of america very soon. hopefully. >> mr. fu, thank you very much for your testimony and for your insights. i now yield t
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May 23, 2012 10:30am EDT
size of texas. in fact, we believe it could be considerably larger. u.s. oil and gas companies are now ready, willing, and able to explore this area. but they have made it clear to us that they need the maximum level of international legal certainty before they will or could make the substantial investments. and we believe create many jobs in doing so, needed to extract these far offshore resources. if we were a party to the convention, we would gain international recognition of our sovereign rights, including by using the convention's procedures and therefore, be able to give our oil and gas companies this legal certainty. staying outside the convention, we simply cannot. the second development concerns deep seabed mining which takes place in that part of the ocean floor that is beyond any country's jurisdiction. now, for years, technological challenges meant that deep seabed mining was only theoretical. today's advances make it very real. but it's also very expense of. and before any company will explore a mine site, it will naturally insist on having a secure title to the site and t
PBS
May 4, 2012 7:00pm PDT
u.s. embassy in beijing. he was transferred to a hospital on wednesday following negotiations between the chinese and u.s. governments. the u.s. said chen had agreed to move to a safe place of his own choice in china with his family, but the blind activist later said he wanted to go to the united states with his family, forcing the two governments to resume negotiations over his fate. chen earlier asked for a meeting with u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton. testifying by telephone before a u.s. congressional commission, he said he no longer feels safe in china and wants to leave for the united states. >> the activist said he wants to meet clinton, who is visiting beijing, to seek further support and to thank her face to face. >> your case is the test, the test of the chinese commitment to protect you, which they've given. we're very dubious about those assurances. >> the commission chairman said the u.s. congress will take up the issue adding that the american commitment to the human rights is being put to the test. >>> south korea is reporting more disruptions to its sat
WHUT
May 20, 2012 6:00pm EDT
different from the u.s., other countries, taking advantage. probably in a more aggressive way. >> finally, the fda agreement between colombia and the united states has been signed and ratified. what does that mean for both countries? >> it means a lot of jobs, first of all. yes, jobs. in the case of a colombia, at least 250,000 jobs, new jobs, associated with the development of the free trade agreement. in the u.s., colombian trade and market, we create a lot of new jobs and opportunities for americans. >> you kind of made reference to this earlier in the conversation, that may be in the past there was a stereotype towards colombia which was the drugs and violence and human rights. but now it is education, technology, energy, culture. a vast change in 10 or 12 years. >> we have to recognize the leaders of that change. the president and his team -- part of the team, and as minister of defense -- i was the minister of defense. in those eight years of the two governments, his stamina, leadership, a commitment to evolve from a country that was almost at the brink of failure -- >> yes, yes, ye
PBS
May 16, 2012 6:30pm PDT
>> this is n.b.r. >> susie: i'm susie gharib. the federal reserve's worried the u.s. economy is headed for a fiscal cliff. we look at what policymakers are saying now. >> tom: i'm tom hudson. pump prices continue to slide, and that could mean cash in your pocket this summer. >> susie: and when it comes to individual investors, will they or won't they buy the facebook i.p.o.? >> tom: that and more tonight on "nightly business report." they're could soon be more help for the u.s. economy. federal reserve policymakers say they're ready to step in with more help if needed. the central bank released minutes from its most recent policy meeting today. they show policymakers are worried the u.s. economy is heading over a fiscal cliff. that cliff is the expiration of tax cuts and the start of deep spending cuts in the federal budget scheduled early next year. darren gersh reports. >> reporter: just like the rest of us, the federal reserve is waiting to see where the economy goes next. at its late april meeting, minutes released today show several members of the fed's policy making commit
CSPAN
May 16, 2012 11:30pm EDT
those that are concerned that russia is pursuing certain foreign policies that are counter to u.s. interests, so the point to the disagreement about syria, there is no question that the syria issue is seriously poisoned russia's perception, reputation, on capitol hill right now because it is such a big issue in the headlines. our inability to come to an agreement about missile defense, aspects of russia's relationship with iran while in fact actually i think that our cooperation with the russians on iran has been quite extensive. there are a whole series of concerns that people will have there about aspects of russian, foreign and security policy. then i think more pertinent to susan and klaus' area, there are concerns about how russia does business. there are concerns about whether russia will actually live up to the wto commitments that it has made, and whether adequate -- i hate to use this word, concessions, were made in the negotiations as part of the agreement on intellectual property rights, sanitary standards, et cetera, et cetera. so i think sort of broadly there are thes
CSPAN
May 4, 2012 6:30pm EDT
, with the decisions that have been taken on the u.s. downgrade? does s&p accept it made a $2 trillion mistake in assessing the size of the u.s. budget deficit reduction plan? >> good morning. the u.s. downgrade in august last year was based on three main factors. the first one was the high level of debt -- >> i'm just asking you very -- >> no, i come to that. the answer is no. we don't accept it. i don't accept it. >> okay. >> i was about to explain what happened. >> what don't you accept of what was set out by the assistant secretary for economic policy on 6 august 2011? what is it that you don't accept? >> okay. >> about the $2 trillion? i'm not asking you about whether it was right to downgrade or not. >> correct. >> first of all, i'm just ask you about this $2 trillion alleg allegeded error. >> right. the discussion with the treasury department in washington was about which of the scenarios, which were published by the congressional budget office which as nonpartisan institution, which be underlying the analysis. originally, the s&p team was of the assumption or was following the
CSPAN
May 4, 2012 3:00pm EDT
and she is a stor hope in her community. there was a time of no u.s. dollars available for hiv, and the prospects of her living and what she is doing now in her community, because those dollars are at work there in her community are tremendous. there are 5.5 million people approximately in the world in low and middle income countries that receive hiv virals because of the assistance by the united states and the other donor countries, especially the global fund. getting back to the title of our panel, to aid or not to aid. do i think we should aid? yes, i think it's in the best interest of the country and it's the right as a global leader. could it be more effective? absolutely. should we fund more? i think so. but right now, we are living in a time in history when the world has changed more than ever before in terms of the development gains, and yet millions and millions of people still live in extreme poverty. we know social economic injustice breed terror. we are trying to fight violence and terror, and wouldn't it be better to invest in programs that improve -- that reduce povert
KCSMMHZ
May 8, 2012 6:00am PDT
is a u.s. citizen and had been reporting from china for al jazeera's english channel since 2007. she has covered social problems including what goes on at facilities that temporarily detain people who try to lodge petitions with the government. the foreign correspondents club of china has denounced the incident. it says that this is the most extreme example of a recent pattern of china's government using visas to censor and intimidate journalists from abroad. in 1998, china expelled a japanese generalist. chinese spokesperson hong lei said they must obey by chinese laws and regulations while covering stories in the country. china is tightening the control of the foreign media before the convention. a new leadership will be established at the meeting. nhk world, beijing. >>> human rights in china are again in the spotlight. the latest incident centers on activist chan. chen escaped from house arrest last month and sought protection at the u.s. embassy. he's now waiting at a beijing hospital for a possible move to the united states. the deal was reached after days of tense negotiations
CBS
May 1, 2012 7:00pm EDT
u.s. troops at bagram airfield, telling them the battle is not over yet but "there is light on the horizon." norah o'donnell is at the white house tonight. norah? >> reporter: and, scott, the president's advisors admit it is no coincidence the president chose this day, the anniversary of osama bin laden's death, to have the president travel to afghanistan and to announce this plan that will help end the war in afghanistan, a war that has cost the lives of nearly 2,000 americans. air force one touched down at bagram air base under the cover of darkness, a sign of the secrecy and security surrounding the president's trip. mr. obama then met with afghan president karzai to finalize an agreement on just how involved the united states will be in afghanistan's future. >> i've come to afghanistan to mark an historic moment for our two nations and to do so on afghan soil. i'm here to affirm the bonds between our countries, to thank american and afghans who have sacrificed so much over these last ten years and to look forward to a future of peace and security and greater prosperity for our
CSPAN
May 4, 2012 6:00am EDT
reported requested to speak to congressman smith when he was at the u.s. embassy. although one of the many questions surrounding chance? is why the phone call was never facilitated. as the new cycle a fully ago began as a a purported diplomatic triumph evolved into diplomatic fiasco. now the fate of this man and his family hangs in the balance. while details are still emerging it appears the most generous read of the administration's handle of this case is that it was naÏve and accepting assurances from a government that is well-known and documented history of brutally repressing its own people under this government. here are some of the following, and if you think about some these things in the last you all more than 30 tibetans, monks and nuns including several who were very young, have set themselves a flame in desperation. every one of the approximately 25 underground catholic bishops is either in jail or under house arrest order to restrict surveillance organizing. leaders are routinely imprisoned and harassed. lawyers that defend them are often given the same fate. when i travel to
PBS
May 2, 2012 6:00pm PDT
on pbs in america and around the world, this is "newsday". >> the chinese dissident left the u.s. embassy in beijing because he feared for the safety of his wife and children. he had been given refuge in the embassy after escaping from house arrest last month. his presence in the embassy had overshadowed a visit to china by hillary clinton with chinese authorities accusing the u.s. of unacceptable interference in its internal affairs. our correspondent has details. >> this is one of the biggest hospitals in beijing. chinese security agents desperate to keep one of the bestknown human-rights activists hidden. at the end of the corridor in a wheelchair we have glimpsed him. his leg was injured, brought here by u.s. diplomats who negotiated a deal with china for him to get medical treatment and to study freely. his safety guaranteed. the silhouettes of his wife and children, long held captive by chinese security, reunited with him under the deal. >> she said she was [inaudible] >> the blind lawyer became an icon of human rights abuses after he exposed the way thousands of women had
CSPAN
May 3, 2012 1:30pm EDT
, political and cultural die namics of u.s. cities after world war ii. american history tv in primetime starts at 8:00 p.m. eastern all this week on c-span3. >>> this weekend on book tv, and afterwards, seth jones documents the war against al qaeda since 9/11 in hunting in the shadows. he's interviewed by ap intelligence reporter kimberly dozier. also this weekend your questions and comments for tom brokaw in death penalty. book tv every weekend on c-span2. >>> spend a weekend in oklahoma city with book tv and american eastern check in on literary life with book tv on c-span2 including the governor's must read political books. oklahoma university president on his letter to america. also rare books from gal lie low, from the history of science collection at ou. sunday at 5:00 p.m. eastern, oklahoma history at american history tv on c-span3. tour the oklahoma city bombing memorial with the co-designer. plus a look into african-american life in 1920s oklahoma and native american artifacts from the special collections at the oklahoma history center. once a month the c-span local vehicles ex
CSPAN
May 3, 2012 2:00pm EDT
debts than the uk or finland and you have the u.s. on watch presently, do you? >> yes. the rating are the same, implying the same broad view of the probability of default. finland's aaa rating remains stable now. >> so with your negative watch on the u.s., you consider that the u.s. could become more likely to default than finland. is that the implication of that? >> the implication of a negative watch is that the downside risks become marginally higher. >> and so do you think it is plausible and credible that the u.s. might have the desire not to repay its debts or the inability to repay its debts? is that really what your thinking is, and moody's? >> i think it's important to always bear in mind that these very high ratings, particularly aaa, whatever the outlook, that represents a view that there is a very strong willingness and ability to repay debts. so the negative outlook on the aaa does not reflect that view that there is significant risk of lack of willingness or goodness. >> right. and mr. riley, do you think that it's reasonable for a ratings agency to effectively hold a go
CSPAN
May 10, 2012 6:00pm EDT
is affecting u.s. russia relations and how that could potentially affect u.s. russia wto discussions as well? >> john, do you want to take a crack at that one? >> well, we all see what's happening in syria with increasing alarm. we have been watching this develop i wouldn't say in slow motion over the last six to eight months. it is quite aapalling. we are as a government to see the killing end and see stability return to that part of the world and to syria in particular, but to do this the united states needs to work in concert with our allies. we need to work in concert particularly with those countries in the united nations that form with us the p-5. russia i think shares the goal. i won't speak for sergei. i think i will let them speak. i think they share the goal of stability and an end to violence. we share a strategic vision of what's happening in syria, but we've had some disagreement on the tactics that we should take to bring that about. we are committed to continuing to do everything in our power to end the violence, to see an orderly succession take place. we have made ve
WHUT
May 1, 2012 7:30am EDT
>>> evasive action. u.s. president obama won't comment on the case of a missing chinese dissident but encouraging them to improve the human rights. people around the world are talking about him but not obama in public. he escaped house arrest last week. obama is refusing to comment on reports he's hiding out at the american embassy in beijing. he's only speaking with u.s./china relations and outlining how they could benefit if certain conditions were met. >> we also believe that that relationship will that much stronger and china will be that much more prosperous and strong as you see improvements on human rights issues in that country. >> obama says he's aware of the reports regarding chen, but he's refusing to make a statement on the issue. chen is blind. he's campaigned against forced abortions under china's one-child policy. activists say he fled his home and arrived in beijing four days later and seven-day outlook protection at the american embassy. u.s. assistant secretary of state arrived earlier than expected for talks between the two countries. he's discussing chen ace ca
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May 16, 2012 10:30pm EDT
conference at camp dach it vid in maryland. and the u.s. hosts nato head of states in chicago. next a preview of the g-8 summit and u.s./russia relations. former u.s. ambassador to nato, nicholas ferns taulks about the future of nato. >> when people are saying to him -- don't take the vice presidency. right now you are a powerful majority leader. don't take the vice presidency. you won't hatch any powve any p. johnson says power is where power goes. meaning i can make power in any situation. his whole life. nothing in his life previously makes that seem like he is boasting. because that's exactly what he had done. all his life. >> sunday night, the conclusion of our conversation with robert caro on the passage of power, volume four the years of lyndon johnson. sunday night on cspan's, q and a. >> the center for strategic and international studies hosted a forum last week on u.s./russia relations. panelists include the former u.s. ambassador to russia, and the current russian ambassador to the u.s. this comes ahead of the g-8 summit at camp dach vid this we. >> welcome. i'm meredith, t
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May 27, 2012 5:15pm EDT
, regardless of who wins the elections in egypt, neither is good news for the u.s. do you agree or disagree? can you elaborate on what is going on on the ground? guest: a lot of people feel this has become the worst case scenario for egypt, the most polarizing options have come to the forefront. the islamist candidates are much more conservative than others and people see the other as part of the mubarak regime. so when they were talking about how polarizing the runoff could be, more than 50% did not choose on election day. >> when you talk to voters in cairo, what questions are you asking more what are you hearing from these folks? >> are you talking about on election day? guest: we are getting a sense of real fear from those who voted for the other candidates. what they feel right now is to not very great choices. the former military officer has openly said the rule of an iron fist is needed. or do i vote a more conservative system here? a lot of these people feel there is no good choice and what do i do your? you also hear a lot of people talking about boycotting and said of cho
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May 5, 2012 10:00pm EDT
get into the evolution of how you tracked that, how the u.s. intelligence and national security world has tracked that, can we talk about the health of the organization which is at the major milestone, the 1-year anniversary of the bin laden raid. how are they doing? >> guest: i think how is al-qaeda doing depends on which part of the organization we're talking about. the core group based in pakistan that was led by bin laden until he was killed a year ago, that organization has definitely struggled somewhat. it's lost the range of its senior operational leaders, religious leaders, and operatives, but it thrives to some degree. it still has key founding members, one involved in running the organization. al-ahbi is now number two with a wealth of experience in africa and a vast number of places. the organization, at the center, has been weakened somewhat, but as we'll talk about in a little bit, as you look at the affiliates in places like yemen, for example, it is arguably strengthened based on its levels of violence, its territorial control on the ground, and a range of other factors
CBS
May 4, 2012 4:30am EDT
>>> back to work. hopeful signs the u.s. job market is improving ahead of april's unemployment numbers. >>> desperate plea. chinese activist chen guangcheng says his situation is dangerous, as he asks the u.s. for protection. >>> and final word. just declassified letters take a look into the hopes and frustrations of al qaeda leader osama bin laden. >>> this is the "cbs morning osama bin laden. >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for friday, may 4, 2012. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm michelle miller. we begin with the economy. this morning the government releases last month's unemployment report. yesterday the labor department reported that last week the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits dropped by 27,000. still 365,000 americans joined the unemployment line. most analysts expected this month's report to be better than last. tara mergener is in washington with details. what can you tell us? >> reporter: good morning to you, michelle. well, economists do believe that job growth was up in april, but they say the pace of
ABC
May 1, 2012 4:00am EDT
. >> reporter: the focus is on u.s. carriers. the concern, terrorists will target americans overseas and u.s. flights coming in from overseas. with tonight marking the one-year anniversary of osama bin laden's death, security is tight here in the u.s., amid fears of a potential new threat. abc news has learned that u.s. authorities have concerns over terrorists using body bombs. a terrorist could have explosives surgically implanted in his body, perhaps in the stomach. >> the surgeon would open the abdominal cavity, and literally plant the explosive device amongst the internal organs. >> reporter: over the past year, u.s. and european authorities have warned that the master bombmaker for the al qaeda affiliate in yemen, ibrahim al asiri, has been designing body bombs with no metal parts to get past security. as a result, security has stepped up in the united states, the united kingdom and the middle east. >> nobody wants to be the person who overlooked a clue. that's happened in the past. and we've paid for it. >> reporter: u.s. officials say there's no credible information of an imminen
CSPAN
May 13, 2012 12:00pm EDT
u.s. government. this weeks guest is kimberly dozier. >> seth, now is the time just all the questions that i've been wanting to ask you the last two years. operational commanders here in the field, and in the think tank world. let's launch with your new book, "hunting in the shadows." we talked about three waves of al qaeda with violence and a possible third wave. your book gets into the evolution of how the u.s. intelligence and national security world has checked that can you talk about that. we just passed the one-year anniversary. how are they doing? >> i think it depends on the core group based in pakistan that was led by osama bin laden and was killed a year ago. that organization has definitely struggled somewhat. it has lost the range of its senior operational upper leaders. religious readers and operatives. many have survived to some degree. it still has some key members that are running the organization. [inaudible name] is now the number two. he has a great deal of experience in africa and other places. the organization at the center has been weakened, somewhat. b
CBS
May 9, 2012 4:00am EDT
>>> double agent. the suicide bomber al qaeda chose to take down a u.s. airliner was actually working for the cia. >>> ousted after losing to a tea party challenger, richard lugar has tough word for his opponents. >>> baring arms. transportation officials find parts of a gun and ammunition in a stuffed toy by a rhode island airline passengerer. this is the "cbs morning news" for may 9, 2012. >>> good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm danielle nottingham. al qaeda was duped. the would-be terrorist chosen by al qaeda to destroy a u.s.-bound airliner with an improved underwear bomb was actually a double agent. instead of carrying out the murderous mission, he delivered the bomb to u.s. intelligence officials. "the new york times" reports the informant is an intelligent agent for saudi arabia. susan mcginnis is in washington with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. an incredible intelligence coup. the al qaeda affiliate developed this advanced bomb. they think they're giving it to a suicide bomber but they hand it right over to an agent working with the cia. off
CBS
May 3, 2012 5:30pm PDT
chinese dissident? his fate is more confused than ever as elsewhere the dramatic details of how the u.s. rescued him then gave him up. >> we engineered almost a maneuver out of "mission impossible" to bring him into the embassy. >> pelley: late developments from david martin. holly williams has an interview with the dissident. the bin laden papers: bob orr on how he struggled to keep al qaeda from falling apart. a medical researcher is killed by a rare bacterium in just 17 hours. ben tracey is investigating. and chip reid with an artist who brings a healing touch to wounded vets. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. we have a much clearer picture tonight of how a leading chinese dissident wound up in the u.s. embassy in beijing, setting off a diplomat crisis, and it is straight out of hollywood, with the blind dissident escaping house arrest, american diplomats rescuing him and then racing him to the embassy with chinese secret police in pursuit. the story is coming out at the same moment the u.s. secretaries of state and
CBS
May 1, 2012 6:30pm EDT
>> pelley: tonight, the president's secret trip to afghanistan. he sets the time frame for u.s. support and will address the nation. norah o'donnell has breaking news. on the first anniversary of the killing of bin laden, a question for the man who ran the mission. was there ever a notion of capturing osama bin laden in this mission? >> yes. >> pelley: the f.b.i. says anarchists tried to blow up this ohio bridge. john miller has details. which way is the economy heading? rebecca jarvis has new evidence. and the life and times of mike wallace memorialized today. >> mike loved being mike wallace. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. president obama will address the nation shortly from afghanistan. he made an unannounced trip there today on the first anniversary of the killing of osama bin laden. mr. obama and the afghan president signed a security agreement that pledges the support of the united states through 2024. then the president met with u.s. troops at bagram airfield, telling them the battle is not over yet
KCSMMHZ
May 25, 2012 6:00am PDT
. >> pakistani courts sentenced shakil afridi wednesday to 33 years in prison for treason. u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton denounced the ruling as unjust. she says the obama administration will continue to pursue the issue with pakistani authorities. u.s./pakistan relations worsened after american special forces raided a compound near islamabad last may and killed bin laden. they took another hit after u.s. helicopters killed 24 pakistani soldiers last november. pakistan's government retaliated by closing supply routes for nato forces in afghanistan. foreign minister khar says u.s. authorities should apologize for the deaths of the soldiers, if they want their routes reopened. >> as if to say if we lose 24 people, one of the parliamentary recommendations is 24 of our soldiers are killed or lie dead, we must be offered an apology for that loss, because there was nobody hurt on the other side. >> khar argues improving u.s./pakistan relations isn't easy. the anti-american sentiment in her country is growing. >> it's a tough job. we are working on it. we are of course showing a lot of --
PBS
May 17, 2012 4:30pm PDT
pratt, "n.b.r.," new york. >> still ahead, the u.s. hits chinese solar panels with anti- dumping duties, a decision that could set off a major trade battle. >> tom: stocks continued to weaken today over european worries, and slower economic dataere the states. >> susie: tom, the spanish government sold bonds, but investors demanded much higher interest rates. and late today moody's cut the credit ratings of 16 spanish banks. the dow shed 156 points. the nasdaq dropped 60. the s&p 500 fell 20. >> tom: business in the mid- atlantic states shrank this month. the philadelphia federal reserve's manufacturing index fell into negative territory for the first time in eight months. >> tom: wal-mart's return to it's low price roots helped it ring up big earnings gains in the first quarter. the world's largest retailer earned $3.7 billion. that's a $1.09 a share, which was much better than expected. as erika miller reports, it's a sign the company's turnaround is working. >> reporter: when you think of wal-mart, you probably think of every day low prices. the company made the smart decision
PBS
May 25, 2012 7:00pm PDT
sentenced shakil afridi wednesday to 33 years in prison for treason. u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton denounced the ruling as unjust. she says the obama administration will continue to pursue the issue with pakistani authorities. u.s./pakistan relations worsened after american special forces raided a compound near islamabad last may and killed bin laden. they took another hit after u.s. helicopters killed 24 pakistani soldiers last november. pakistan's government retaliated by closing supply routes for nato forces in afghanistan. foreign minister khar says u.s. authorities should apologize for the deaths of the soldiers, if they want their routes reopened. >> as if to say if we lose 24 people, one of the parliamentary recommendations is 24 of our soldiers are killed or lie dead, we must be offered an apology for that loss, because there was nobody hurt on the other side. >> khar argues improving u.s./pakistan relations isn't easy. the anti-american sentiment in her country is growing. >> it's a tough job. we are working on it. we are of course showing a lot of -- we are showin
CSPAN
May 10, 2012 5:30pm EDT
precise, managed to conclude the bilateral russia-u.s. agreement on russia's ex-session to the wto. that paved the way for the situation where we find ourselves today. the short version of my remarks is one, russia is going to become a member of the wto this year. two, whether the united states graduates russia from jackson vannic or not, and therefore, three, the sooner the united states can move ahead with our own process so that we can fully take advantage of the, of russia's joining, becoming a member of the wto, the better. that's sort of the short version. the slightly longer version is that it's somewhat more complicated than all this, as we know with implications for the various actors and i would begin by offering principle kudos and congratulations to the u.s. business community which has been up on capitol hill day in and day out making the case why it is in the interest of the united states as well as russia for them to join the wto. it is much in the interest of u.s. produced manufactured goods, agricultural exporters, servic services exporters, for russia to lower its bear
CBS
May 4, 2012 4:00am EDT
situation is dangerous, as he asks the u.s. for help. >>> a look into the hopes and frustrations of al qaeda leader osama bin laden. >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for friday, may 4, 2012. >>> good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm michelle miller. we begin with the economy. this morning the government releases last month's unemployment report. yesterday the labor department reported that last week the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits dropped by 27,000. still 365,000 americans yoin joined the unemployment line. most analysts expected this month's report to be better than last. tara mergener is in washington with details. >> reporter: economists do believe job growth was up in april, but they say the pace of hiring is still too slow to make a real dent in the unemployment rate. when the government releases the jobs report later this morning, economists belief up to 168,000 people will have found work in april. and the unemployment rate will hold steady at 8.2%. analysts are eagerly anticipating the numbers, because the march report was well below the previous
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